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  • Tags: Special Pathogens

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Creator: NETEC
Subject: Emergency Management
Item Type: Guide
Date Last Updated: 2021-07-23
Description: On July 8-9 a U.S. citizen traveled from Nigeria to Dallas, TX, via Atlanta, GA. On July 13 the patient presented to an emergency department for a rash that had been present since July 7. The patient was diagnosed with Monkeypox and isolated.This…

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Creator: NETEC
Subject: Waste Management
Item Type: Guide
Date Last Updated: 2021-07-21
Description: The United States recently had a case of Monkeypox virus diagnosed in a patient in Dallas County, Texas. Organizations in the U.S. now preparing for the potential need to handle patients under investigation or patients with the Monkeypox virus must…

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Creator: the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
Subject: Waste Management
Item Type: Guide
Date Last Updated: 2005-05-19
Description: The requirements adopted for the UN Recommendations establish a two-tiered classification system for Division 6.2 materials—Category A and Category B. A Category A infectious substance poses a higher degree of risk than a Category B infectious…

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Creator: NETEC
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Guide
Date Last Updated: 2021-07-19
Description: NETEC recommends the “Identify, Isolate, and Inform” strategy. In this article, we provide a quick list of transmission precautions, PPE, waste, and other medical countermeasures.

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Creator: Public Health Agency of Canada
Subject: General
Item Type:
Date Last Updated: 2011-02-18
Description: PATHOGEN SAFETY DATA SHEET - INFECTIOUS SUBSTANCES SECTION I - INFECTIOUS AGENTSECTION II – HAZARD IDENTIFICATIONSECTION III - DISSEMINATIONSECTION IV - STABILITY AND VIABILITYSECTION V – FIRST AID / MEDICALSECTION VI - LABORATORY HAZARDSSECTION…

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Creator: CDC
Subject: Treatment & Care
Item Type: Hyperlink
Date Last Updated: 2019-10-08
Description: Information for clinicians related to Monkeypox:The first symptoms of monkeypox include fever, malaise, headache, and sometimes sore throat and cough. A distinguishing feature of monkeypox from smallpox is lymphadenopathy (swollen lymph nodes). This…

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Creator: CDC
Subject: General
Item Type: Hyperlink
Date Last Updated: 2021-07-16
Description: General information about Monkeypox.Monkeypox is a rare disease that is caused by infection with monkeypox virus. Monkeypox virus belongs to the Orthopoxvirus genus in the family Poxviridae. The Orthopoxvirus genus also includes variola virus…

CDC Vesicular-Pustular rash-illness-protocol_Dec 2016[12].pdf
Creator: CDC
Subject: Laboratory
Item Type: Protocol
Date Last Updated: 2016-12-01
Description: This protocol has been developed to guide the sequence and type of laboratory testing to be undertaken in situations involving specimens from patients with acute, generalized vesicular or pustular rash illness, or suspected smallpox vaccine (vaccinia…

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Creator: WHO
Subject: General
Item Type: Hyperlink
Date Last Updated: 2019-12-09
Description: Information on key facts, outbreaks, transmission, signs and symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and vaccine, the natural host of the monkeypox virus, prevention, reducing the risk of zoonotic transmission, reducing the risk of human-to-human…

Creator: Madad, Syra, and Vikram Mukherjee.
Subject: Emergency Management
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2021-06-23
Description: As the world focuses on combatting COVID-19, we are reminded once again that dozens of outbreaks of other infection diseases continue to occur. Many of these diseases are endemic like Ebola virus disease (EVD) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo…